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New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 2012

Who "are coming," in a historical declaration

Author:
Josh Knapp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Knapp.
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© 2012, The New York Times11/24/12 ( No. 23,027 )
Across
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Shaggy dog : AFGHAN
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It's gone over with poles : SKIJUMP
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African country with a namesake lake : MALAWI
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Rival of Paris : MENELAUS
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Contemptuously bold : BRAZEN
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Self-doubting : INSECURE
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Extra desire? : LINE
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Prefix with -zoic : ENTO
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O.K. for another season : RENEW
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Stop going : END
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"Fiddlesticks!" : POOH
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Eastern melody : RAGA
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Like many a romance hero : DASHING
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Raiders org.? : ATF
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Call ___ : LOG
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Secret weapon : ACEINTHEHOLE
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1978 sequel set in a shopping mall : DAWNOFTHEDEAD
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It might pop up at a nursery : JACKINTHEBOX
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Crumb : ORT
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These, in Toulon : CES
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Charge : ARRAIGN
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Far from whole : SKIM
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Like refreshing agua : FRIA
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Fellow in a counting-out rhyme? : MOE
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Senator of Watergate fame : ERVIN
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"South Park" co-creator Stone : MATT
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Hustle : SCAM
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Like four ill-fated popes, it's said : POISONED
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Spike : IMPALE
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Where things might pop up in a nursery : HOTHOUSE
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He took Rehnquist's seat : SCALIA
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Home of Mandalay : MYANMAR
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Ones given money to waste? : HITMEN
Down
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Showed no hurry in getting somewhere : AMBLED
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Breakfast bowlful : FARINA
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The endocrine system, essentially : GLANDS
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Break a pledge? : HAZE
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State at a spectacle : AWE
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It might be hard-pressed to get assistance : NINEONEONE
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Expert on forgery? : SMITH
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Vegas game : KENO
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Hookups : INS
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Razz : JEER
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Inside trouble : ULCER
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Peak east of Captain Cook : MAUNALOA
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Killer source material for a comedian, say : PUREGOLD
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Pollution concern : SEWAGE
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Invitation stipulation : NOGIFTS
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It might be put on a blanket : PICNIC
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Atlanta cager : HAWK
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Fundamentally : ATHEART
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Who "are coming," in a historical declaration : THEBRITISH
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Part of a Freddy Krueger costume : FEDORA
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Math ordinal : NTH
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One meter start? : HEXA
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Developing area : DARKROOM
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Goings-on : ACTIVITY
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Patron saint of the Catholic Church : JOSEPH
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Response to "Don't panic!" : IMCALM
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Hands-on position? : GOALIE
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Like the beast in Hercules' first labor : NEMEAN
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Diminutive for Baryshnikov : MISHA
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Radio knob : FADER
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Showdown time : NOON
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Southwest city founded by Mormon pioneers : MESA
51
Run-in : SPAT
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Book before Deut. : NUM
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Old long-distance letters : MCI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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